Grande-Digue, NB – Désiré Breau, 85, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, May 15, 2014, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Cocagne, NB on December 24, 1928, he was the son of the late George and the late Marianne (Hébert) Breau.
Désiré was a Knight of Columbus Third Degree and a member of the Old Age Club of Grande-Digue. He was a sheet metal worker by trade.
Désiré will be sadly missed by his wife, Thérèse (Arsenault) Breau; his three sons, Donald (Jeannette), Maurice (Diane) both of Grande-Digue and Paul (Jocelyne) of Summerside, PEI; his two daughters, Diane Bourque (Ernest) of Grande-Digue and Annette LeBlanc (Ronald) of St-Thomas-de-Kent; his brother, Médric Breau (late Hélène) of Springfield, FL; his half-brother, Éloi Breau (Sophie) of Bouctouche; his three sisters, Florence Caissie (late Louis) of Dieppe, Dina Arsenault (late Alphé) of Bouctouche Bay, and Dorice LeBlanc (late René) of Grande-Digue; his two half-sisters, Germaine Majeur (Claude) of Springfield, FL and Anna Cormier (late Jean) of Dalaware, USA; his seven grandchildren, Marc, Donald Junior, Chantal, Stéphane, Lyne, Christopher, and Amanda; his seven great grandchildren, Bruno, Jacem, Calid, Zacharie, Monica, Mélanie, and Mathieu; also by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one sister, Florida; one brother, Gérard; one infant sister, Germaine; two infant brothers, Laurie and George-Émile; and one half-sister, Cécilia.
Visitations will be at Passage in Shediac Bridge on Monday, May 19, from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Funeral service will be held at La Visitation RC Church in Grande-Digue on Tuesday, May 20 at 2 pm.
Donations to the Extra-Mural of Shediac, Canadian Lung Association, or donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3